The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Alberta offers degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level in Chinese and Japanese language, linguistics, and literature. As the only university department between Toronto and Vancouver devoted solely to the study of East Asia, we provide our students with a valuable opportunity to build a solid foundation for a career involving this exciting and economically vigorous part of the world.
Courses on East Asia have been offered regularly at the University of Alberta since 1961, making our programme one of the oldest in Western Canada. East-Asia-related courses at the University of Alberta were originally offered within the Department of History and Classics, but in response to the increasing demand for courses on East Asia an independent Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures was formed in 1981. Renamed the Department of East Asian Studies in 1994 to reflect the expanded range of topics covered in its courses, the department has continued to grow steadily and now boasts record enrolments in its language and culture courses. Read more
Spend 2 weeks in Japan this summer ($750 TRAVEL AWARD), earning UofA credits towards your degree while studying (in English) at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto!
Application Deadline Monday, March 3, 2014.
For those students interested in taking Chinese language courses for Spring/Summer 2014, new screening sessions have been confirmed.
They all will be held in Room 3-20 in Pembina Hall. The dates are:
1) Thursday April 10th, 2014 1:00pm - 4:00pm;
2) Thursday April 24th, 2014 1:00pm - 4:00pm
You do not need to make an appointment. Please download this questionnaire and bring the completed form with you to the screening session of your choice.
If you have any questions, please contact the Chinese Language Coordinator, Dr. Kuo-Chan Sun.
Please click on the above title to find out about spending an exciting semester in Taiwan.
-Earn up to 9 transfer credits
-Language instruction at ALL LEVELS
-Experience cosmopolitan Taipei!
JAPAN 326 now being offered on:
Now open for registration.